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Third SCrIBE Scriptwriting Competition Nurtures SA Playwrights, 30 Sept - 4 Oct
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2014

The third SCrIBE Scriptwriting Competition has given five local playwrights a chance to develop their work, with three grand prizes to be won when their plays are staged at the Cape Town Fringe Festival this week. The top entries for this annual competition will have their plays presented at nightly staged readings, with a professional director and cast, from 30 September to 3 October at the Garrick Theatre in the Waterfront Theatre School, with the winners being announced at an awards ceremony on 4 October. Each night will be hosted by a prominent member of the theatre community. (more...)

San Jose Rep to Present Bay Area Premiere of NEXT FALL, 10/17-11/10
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2013

Hailed as one of the smartest, wittiest contemporary dramas in recent history, Next Fall by Geoffrey Nauffts,makes its Bay Area premiere October 17- November 10, 2013 at San Jose Rep. (more...)

Something Wicked Comes to The City Theatre in MACBETH, 10/11-11/3
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2013

Ambition. Desire. Witchcraft. Blood. Murder. The City Theatre Company is excited to open its 8th anniversary season with William Shakespeare's darkest and most powerful tragedy Macbeth, coming to Austin this fall. The story of a Scottish king consumed by an evil, corrosive ambition for power will run October 11 through November 3 at The City Theatre. It is directed by Kevin Gates and stars Brian Villalobos and Dawn Erin. (more...)

Lazarus Theatre Presents THE SPANISH TRAGEDY, Now thru Oct 19
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2013

In addition to Lazarus Theatre Company's already announced productions of The Tragedy of Mariam at The Tristan Bates and The Merchant of Venice at the Jack Stuido, Brockley, award winning company returns to the Blue Elephant Theatre for Thomas Kyd's revenge tragedy, The Spanish Tragedy, adapted and directed by Ricky Dukes. (more...)

BWW Reviews: WITTENBERG Now On Stage at STNJ - Refreshingly Original
by Marina Kennedy - Sep 18, 2014

'Wittenberg' written by David Davalos and directed by Joseph Discher is now on stage at The Shakespeare Theatre on New Jersey. Metropolitan area audiences will delight at this totally original new play. (more...)

Kathryn Prescott, Cian Barry and More Join Southwark's THE LOVE GIRL AND THE INNOCENT; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2013

Olivier-award nominee Matthew Dunster directs Kathryn Prescott (Channel 4's Skins) in her stage debut with Cian Barry (Our Boys, The Member of the Wedding), Daniel Stewart (Written on the Heart) and Rocky Marshall (Headlong's Faustus, Mean Machine) alongside 16-strong cast in the first major revival in over 30 years of The Love Girl and the Innocent at Southwark Playhous in October. (more...)

FARRAGUT NORTH, OUR AJAX and More Set for Southwark Playhouse's Fall 2013 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2013

Southwark Playhouse announces its Autumn 2013 season, including: the UK Premiere of Beau Willimon's Farragut North; the first major revival in over 30 years of Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn's The Love Girl and the Innocent; and the world premiere of Timberlake Wertenbaker's Our Ajax. Details below! (more...)

Kathryn Prescott, Cian Barry and More Set for Southwark's THE LOVE GIRL AND THE INNOCENT, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2013

Olivier-award nominee Matthew Dunster directs Kathryn Prescott (Channel 4's Skins) in her stage debut with Cian Barry (Our Boys, The Member of the Wedding), Daniel Stewart (Written on the Heart) and Rocky Marshall (Headlong's Faustus, Mean Machine) alongside 16-strong cast in the first major revival in over 30 years of The Love Girl and the Innocent at Southwark Playhous in October. (more...)

THE SCREWTAPE LETTERS National Tour to Return to Orange County, 12/27-29
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2013

THE SCREWTAPE LETTERS, the provocative and wickedly funny theatrical adaptation of the C.S. Lewis novel about spiritual warfare from a demon's point of view, returns to Irvine by popular demand Friday, December 27 through Sunday, December 29. The limited engagement will run at the Irvine Barclay Theatre, 4242 Campus Drive, adjacent to University of California Irvine, where it previously sold out performances in 2011 and 2012. (more...)

Photos and Video: Meet the Full Cast of MTC's THE SNOW GEESE; Opens Tonight!
by Meet the Cast - Oct 24, 2013

Manhattan Theatre Club and MCC Theater present the world premiere of The Snow Geese, a new play by Sharr White, directed by Tony Award winner Daniel Sullivan. The production will open tonight, October 24, 2013. Scroll down to learn more about the cast! (more...)

San Jose Rep Opens Bay Area Premiere of NEXT FALL Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2013

Hailed as one of the smartest, wittiest contemporary dramas in recent history, Next Fall by Geoffrey Nauffts,makes its Bay Area premiere now through November 10, 2013 at San Jose Rep. Press Opening Night is tonight, October 23, 2013, at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

San Jose Rep Presents Bay Area Premiere of NEXT FALL, Now thru 11/10
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2013

Hailed as one of the smartest, wittiest contemporary dramas in recent history, Next Fall by Geoffrey Nauffts,makes its Bay Area premiere tonight, October 17- November 10, 2013 at San Jose Rep. Press Opening Night is Wednesday, October 23, 2013, at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Something Wicked Comes to The City Theatre in MACBETH, 10/11-11/3
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2013

Ambition. Desire. Witchcraft. Blood. Murder. The City Theatre Company is excited to open its 8th anniversary season with William Shakespeare's darkest and most powerful tragedy Macbeth, coming to Austin this fall. The story of a Scottish king consumed by an evil, corrosive ambition for power will run October 11 through November 3 at The City Theatre. It is directed by Kevin Gates and stars Brian Villalobos and Dawn Erin. (more...)

San Jose Rep to Present Bay Area Premiere of NEXT FALL, 10/17-11/10
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2013

Hailed as one of the smartest, wittiest contemporary dramas in recent history, Next Fall by Geoffrey Nauffts,makes its Bay Area premiere October 17- November 10, 2013 at San Jose Rep. (more...)

Meet the Broadway Class of 2013- Fall Edition!
by BWW Special Coverage - Nov 3, 2013

With the Broadway Fall season in full swing, and a constant need for replacements, there is a solid group of performers making their Broadway debuts this Fall. Meet all of Broadway's newest stars below! (more...)

San Jose Rep Presents Bay Area Premiere of THE BIG MEAL, Now thru 6/1
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2014

San Jose Repertory Theatre presents the Bay Area premiere of the critically-acclaimed The Big Meal, by Dan LeFranc, the 2010 New York Times Outstanding Playwright Award Winner. This razor sharp portrait of a modern American family runs today, May 8 through June 1, and is directed by Kirsten Brandt, San Jose Rep's Associate Artistic Director. (more...)

WAKE UP with BroadwayWorld - Tuesday, May 6, 2014 - Scott Alan, Marilyn Maye, LOS MONOLOGOS DE LA VAGINA and More!
by Jessica Showers - May 6, 2014

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: Scott Alan releases his new EP today, Marilyn Maye tributes Johnny Carson at 54 Below, and THE VAGINA MONOLOGUES returns off-Broadway -- in Spanish! (more...)

John Gordon Sinclair & James Lance Join JEEVES AND WOOSTER UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2014

John Gordon Sinclair and James Lance will play iconic duo Jeeves and Wooster in the Olivier Award-winning hit Perfect Nonsense in the West End and on tour, replacing the current cast, Robert Webb and Mark Heap, from 30 June 2014. Co-writer Robert Goodale will take over from Mark Hadfield as Seppings. (more...)

John Gordon Sinclair and James Lance to Lead West End's PERFECT NONSENSE, June 30
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2014

John Gordon Sinclair and James Lance will play iconic duo Jeeves and Wooster in the Olivier Award-winning hitPerfect Nonsense in the West End and on tour, replacing the current cast, Robert Webb and Mark Heap, from 30 June 2014. Co-writer Robert Goodale will take over from Mark Hadfield as Seppings. (more...)

ANNAPURNA, THE AMISH PROJECT & More Set for Chester Theatre Company's 25th Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2014

Chester Theatre Company will present its 25th Anniversary season from June 25th to August 24th at the Chester Town Hall in Chester, MA. This landmark year will include J.T. Roger's haunting mystery MADAGASCAR, Sharr White's sharp comedy ANNAPURNA, Caryl Churchill's futuristic thriller A NUMBER, and Jessica Dickey's transformative one-woman show THE AMISH PROJECT. (more...)

Women Are Crazy Because Men Are A**holes Opens on July 25 at the Macha Theatre in West Hollywood
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2013

Playwright/Director Brad T Gottfred, has announced that his most recent work (and only second play for the theatre stage)... Women Are Crazy Because Men Are A**holes will have its West Coast premiere at West Hollywood's Macha Theatre July 25 through September 25, 2013. The premiere is presented by Bleeping Crazy Entertainment in association with Macha Theatre/Films and follows a brief workshop production in Los Angeles and a world premiere in Chicago... both executed during 2011. (more...)

Shakespeare's Globe to Bring HAMLET to Folger Theatre, July 25-26
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2014

The London-based Shakespeare's Globe will bring their global touring production of William Shakespeare's Hamlet to Folger Theatre for three performances only on July 25 and 26, 2014, making it the only east coast stop for the company in the United States. Directed by Dominic Dromgoole and Bill Buckhurst, the production is a fresh, pared-down version of the classic tragedy of deferred revenge. (more...)

JEEVES AND WOOSTER IN PERFECT NONSENSE Extends at Duke of York's Theatre, Thru Jan 17
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2014

'What ho! Turns out, Jeeves and I belong on stage. I'm having a splendid time at the Duke of York's Theatre with Jeeves and we shall continue recounting the complex case of that ghastly girl Gussie Fink-Nottle, my Aunt Dahlia and that dastardly cow-creamer until 17 January 2015. Of course Jeeves will be in touch in due course to update everyone with any information you might require to enjoy a topping night at the theatre' - Bertie Wooster (more...)

National Tour of C.S. Lewis' THE SCREWTAPE LETTERS to Return to Houston, 8/16-17
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2013

THE SCREWTAPE LETTERS, the provocative and wickedly funny theatrical adaptation of the C.S. Lewis novel about spiritual warfare from a demon's point of view, returns to Houston for three performances only. The limited engagement will run at Wortham Center, Cullen Theater, 550 Prairie Street in Houston on Friday, August 16 at 8 p.m. and Saturday, August 17 at 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. (more...)

C.S. Lewis' THE SCREWTAPE LETTERS to Return to Walnut Creek, 6/21-23
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2013

THE SCREWTAPE LETTERS, the provocative and wickedly funny theatrical adaptation of the C.S. Lewis novel about spiritual warfare from a demon's point of view, will return to Walnut Creek after playing to capacity audiences in October 2009. The limited engagement will run at the Hoffmann Theatre, Lesher Center for the Arts, 1601 Civic Drive in Walnut Creek, on Friday, June 21 at 8 p.m.; Saturday, June 22 at 4 p.m. and 8 p.m.; and Today, June 23 at 3 p.m. (more...)

C.S. Lewis' THE SCREWTAPE LETTERS Returns to Walnut Creek, Now thru 6/23
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2013

THE SCREWTAPE LETTERS, the provocative and wickedly funny theatrical adaptation of the C.S. Lewis novel about spiritual warfare from a demon's point of view, will return to Walnut Creek after playing to capacity audiences in October 2009. The limited engagement will run at the Hoffmann Theatre, Lesher Center for the Arts, 1601 Civic Drive in Walnut Creek, tonight, June 21 at 8 p.m.; Saturday, June 22 at 4 p.m. and 8 p.m.; and Sunday, June 23 at 3 p.m. (more...)

Lynn Craig, Christopher de Angelis & More to Star in PIRATES OF FINANCE at NYMF; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2013

The 2013 New York Musical Theatre Festival (NYMF) and Pirates Musical LLC present The Pirates of Finance a world premiere musical comedy written by Charles Veley with music by Sir Arthur Sullivan. Gary Slavin directs a cast of twelve including Lynn Craig*, Christopher de Angelis*, Preston Ellis*, Amber Nicole Guest*, Alex Krasser*, Janice Landry*, Heather Lundstedt, Carter Lynch*, David Macaluso*, Sydney Ransom, Deborah Jean Templin*, and Jacob Thompson*. (more...)

THE SCREWTAPE LETTERS to Play Morrison Center at Boise State University, 7/20
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2013

THE SCREWTAPE LETTERS, the provocative and wickedly funny theatrical adaptation of the C.S. Lewis novel about spiritual warfare from a demon's point of view, comes to Boise for twoperformances only. The limited engagement will run at the Morrison Center at Boise State University, 2201 Cesar Chavez Lane, Boise on Saturday, July 20 at 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. (more...)

FARRAGUT NORTH, OUR AJAX and More Set for Southwark Playhouse's Fall 2013 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2013

Southwark Playhouse announces its Autumn 2013 season, including: the UK Premiere of Beau Willimon's Farragut North; the first major revival in over 30 years of Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn's The Love Girl and the Innocent; and the world premiere of Timberlake Wertenbaker's Our Ajax. Details below! (more...)

C.S. Lewis' THE SCREWTAPE LETTERS to Return to Walnut Creek, 6/21-23
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2013

THE SCREWTAPE LETTERS, the provocative and wickedly funny theatrical adaptation of the C.S. Lewis novel about spiritual warfare from a demon's point of view, will return to Walnut Creek after playing to capacity audiences in October 2009. The limited engagement will run at the Hoffmann Theatre, Lesher Center for the Arts, 1601 Civic Drive in Walnut Creek, on Friday, June 21 at 8 p.m.; Saturday, June 22 at 4 p.m. and 8 p.m.; and Sunday, June 23 at 3 p.m. (more...)

Lazarus Theatre to Present THE SPANISH TRAGEDY, Sept 24-Oct 19
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2013

In addition to Lazarus Theatre Company's already announced productions of The Tragedy of Mariam at The Tristan Bates and The Merchant of Venice at the Jack Stuido, Brockley, award winning company returns to the Blue Elephant Theatre for Thomas Kyd's revenge tragedy, The Spanish Tragedy, adapted and directed by Ricky Dukes. (more...)

Cast Announced for Noel Coward's THIS WAS A MAN at Finborough Theatre from July 15
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2014

Banned by the Lord Chamberlain for its facetious and irreverent treatment of adultery, This Was A Man, a previously unseen play by Noel Coward, directed by actress Belinda Lang, opens for its long overdue UK professional premiere in a strictly limited three week season at the Finborough Theatre on Tuesday, 15 July 2014 (Press Night: Thursday, 17 July 2014 at 7.30pm). (more...)

THE SCREWTAPE LETTERS Plays Morrison Center at Boise State University Today
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2013

THE SCREWTAPE LETTERS, the provocative and wickedly funny theatrical adaptation of the C.S. Lewis novel about spiritual warfare from a demon's point of view, comes to Boise for twoperformances only. The limited engagement will run at the Morrison Center at Boise State University, 2201 Cesar Chavez Lane, Boise today, July 20 at 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. (more...)

Producer Jay Michaels Teaches SWIM WITH SHARKS! August 10
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2013

Producer Jay Michaels has announced a new class SWIM WITH SHARKS!, Learn the Tricks of the Trade from 35-year veteran of stage and film. (more...)

Channel 4 Playwright in Residence to Debut CARTHAGE at Finborough Theatre, Jan 28-Feb 22
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2014

A Finborough Theatre commission, Carthage is the debut play from the Finborough Theatre's new Channel 4 Playwright in Residence, Chris Thompson, and will receive its world premiere in a four week run from Tuesday, 28 January 2014 (Press Night: Thursday 30 January 2014 at 7.30pm). (more...)

Channel 4 Playwright in Residence to Debut CARTHAGE at Finborough Theatre,Today-Feb 22
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2014

A Finborough Theatre commission, Carthage is the debut play from the Finborough Theatre's new Channel 4 Playwright in Residence, Chris Thompson, and will receive its world premiere in a four week run from Today, 28 January 2014 (Press Night: Thursday 30 January 2014 at 7.30pm). (more...)

Magic Theatre to Present World Premiere of HIR, Begin. 1/29
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2014

Magic Theatre welcomes back Obie Award-winning playwright Taylor Mac with the world premiere of Hir, directed by Niegel Smith and running January 29 - February 23, 2014. (more...)

Arthur Darvill to Join West End Cast of ONCE?
by TV News Desk - Feb 5, 2014

Rumors are rampant that Darvill will join the West End cast of the show when current star Declan Bennett departs in March. (more...)

National Tour of C.S. Lewis' THE SCREWTAPE LETTERS Headed to Baton Rouge, 1/25
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2013

THE SCREWTAPE LETTERS, the provocative and wickedly funny theatrical adaptation of the C.S. Lewis novel about spiritual warfare from a demon's point of view, comes to Baton Rouge in a limited engagement on Saturday, January 25 at 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. at the Baton Rouge River Center, 275 South River Road. (more...)

National Tour of THE SCREWTAPE LETTERS to Play Eisemann Center for Performing Arts, 11/9
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2013

THE SCREWTAPE LETTERS, the provocative and wickedly funny theatrical adaptation of the C.S. Lewis novel about spiritual warfare from a demon's point of view, returns to Dallas by popular demand for two performances only. The limited engagement will run at theEisemann Center for Performing Arts, 2351 Performance Drive, in Richardson, Texas on Saturday, November 9 at 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. (more...)

Michael Ajao, Paul Bigley, Arthur Byrne and More Set for OUR TOWN at the Almeida Theatre - Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

Casting is announced for Our Town at the Almeida Theatre. Award-winning US actor-director David Cromer will direct and perform in this intimate version of Thornton Wilder's iconic American play. The cast will also include Michael Ajao, Paul Bigley, Arthur Byrne, Sidney Cole, Kate Dickie, Laura Elsworthy, Anna Francolini, Matthew Jacobs-Morgan, Daniel Kendrick, Simon Lennon, Jessica Lester, Richard Lumsden, Annette McLaughlin, Christopher Staines, Rhashan Stoneand David Walmsley. (more...)

Meet the Hottest Stars of the Summer 2013 Broadway Season!
by BWW Special Coverage - Aug 2, 2013

Summertime is an important season for Broadway, with tourists flocking from all over to check out the stars they watched on the Tony Awards, be the first to visit the newest additions to the Broadway line-up, and even stop back at an old favorite. Need help keeping track of Broadway's newest and most buzzed-about performers? BroadwayWorld brings you a roundup of the hottest stars of the summer below! (more...)

National Tour of C.S. Lewis' THE SCREWTAPE LETTERS Returns to Houston, Now thru 8/17
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2013

THE SCREWTAPE LETTERS, the provocative and wickedly funny theatrical adaptation of the C.S. Lewis novel about spiritual warfare from a demon's point of view, returns to Houston for three performances only. The limited engagement will run at Wortham Center, Cullen Theater, 550 Prairie Street in Houston tonight, August 16 at 8 p.m. and Saturday, August 17 at 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: BACKSTAGE WITH RICHARD RIDGE- ONCE's New 'Guy' & 'Girl'- Arthur Darvill & Joanna Christie!
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Aug 11, 2013

Welcome to BWW's exclusive talk show, BACKSTAGE WITH Richard Ridge. Follow Richard as he visits the theater's best and brightest in their dressing rooms, on their stages and favorite hang outs to talk about their lives, careers and all of the things you don't know, but want to know. In the special interview below, ONCE's newest 'Guy' and 'Girl' Arthur Darvill and Joanna Christie chat about their recent trip to the Tony Awards, their whirlwind audition process and so much more! Click below to check out the full interview! (more...)

Producer Jay Michaels Teaches SWIM WITH SHARKS! Today
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2013

Producer Jay Michaels will host a new class, SWIM WITH SHARKS!, Learn the Tricks of the Trade from 35-year veteran of stage and film today. (more...)

Meet the Broadway Class of 2014- Spring Edition!
by BWW Special Coverage - Apr 6, 2014

With Broadway's 2014 season now in full swing, there's a solid group of performers making their Broadway debuts this Spring. Meet all of the Great White Way's newest stars below, and be sure to let us know who you're most looking forward to seeing onstage! (more...)

The National Theatre's Production THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT–TIME to Resume Run, 6/24
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2014

The National Theatre's acclaimed production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time will resume its run at the Gielgud Theatre on 24 June 2014. With press night on 8 July, the production is currently booking at its new West End home to 14 February 2015. (more...)

San Jose Rep to Present Bay Area Premiere of THE BIG MEAL, 5/8-6/1
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2014

San Jose Repertory Theatre presents the Bay Area premiere of the critically-acclaimed The Big Meal, by Dan LeFranc, the 2010 New York Times Outstanding Playwright Award Winner. This razor sharp portrait of a modern American family runs May 8 through June 1, and is directed by Kirsten Brandt, San Jose Rep's Associate Artistic Director. (more...)

BWW Reviews: WITTENBERG in Richmond
by Jeremy Bustin - Apr 2, 2014

A joint achievement from Henley Street Theatre and Richmond Shakespeare, David Davalos's WITTENBERG, is the region's latest entry in the Acts of Faith festival. Davalos's script, with puffs of repartee, allusion and other witty wordplay, is heavy handed at times. Lucky for a general audience, he balances his bardish banter with modern language. (more...)

Meet the Full Cast of Broadway's THE CRIPPLE OF INISHMAAN, Opening Tomorrow!
by Meet the Cast - Apr 19, 2014

The Michael Grandage Company production of The Cripple of Inishmaan, by Martin McDonagh, starring Daniel Radcliffe and the critically acclaimed West End cast, directed by Tony Award-winner Michael Grandage, began previews on Broadway on April 12 and will open tomorrow, April 20 at the Cort Theatre (138 West 48th Street). Scroll down to learn more about the full cast and watch interviews with the company below! (more...)

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